Apr
26
Fri
2019 Spring Economic Conference @ Sonoma County Economic Development Brd
Apr 26 @ 6:00 am – 8:30 am

oin us for our annual spring conference focused on the “Future of Work” in Sonoma County as Keynote Speaker, Micah Weinberg, President of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute walks us through his research and perspective on regional and national workforce trends impacting our community. Micah leads the Bay Area Economic Council Institute, the leading think tank focused on the most critical economic and policy issues facing the nine-county Bay Area. He holds a doctoral degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, bringing expertise in a wide range of policy issues, including housing, transportation, workforce development, and healthcare.

In addition to a workforce-focused outlook on the region, we will also be hosting a panel, moderated by Keith Woods, CEO of the North Coast Builders Exchange. Participants of the panel include principals from the local industries of construction, healthcare, manufacturing and hospitality. The panel will focus on how employers are addressing current workforce challenges and how they envision the future of their business with the advancement of technology and a thriving local economy.

2019 SPRING ECONOMIC CONFERENCE: THE FUTURE OF WORK @ Grand Ballroom DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country
Apr 26 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am

 

Join us for our annual Spring Economic Conference focused on the “Future of Work” in Sonoma County.

In addition to a workforce-focused outlook on the region by a local economist, we will also be hosting a panel, moderated by Keith Woods, CEO of the North Coast Builders Exchange.

Participants of the panel include principals from the local industries of construction, healthcare, manufacturing and hospitality.   The panel will focus on how employers are addressing current workforce challenges and how they envision the future of their business with the advancement of technology and a thriving local economy.

Apr
27
Sat
FREE Steinbeck Young Authors Award Ceremony @ Salinas Room at the National Steinbeck Center
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm

 

Location: Salinas Room at the National Steinbeck Center, One Main Street, Salinas

Welcome: Education Team: Tara Spada & Julie Minnis

Awards: Announcement of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners & gifting of awards

First Place winners will do a reading of their work

Students receive copies of the Gabilan Journal

Light refreshments will be served

Admission to the museum is free and museum is open to all

Any questions, email Tara Spada, (831) 775-4728, tara@steinbeck.org or Julie Minnis (831) 775-4735, julie@steinbeck.org

By registering, you are RSVPing your attendance to the SYA Award Ceremony:

Who can register to RSVP?:

-Day of Writing Participants

-Coaches

-Teachers

-Parents, family, siblings, best friends

Apr
28
Sun
Marina Farmers’ Market @ Marina, CA
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Marina’s Farmers’ Market is every Sunday from 10am to 2pm at 215 Reservation Road in the Marina Village Shopping Center (near Grocery Outlet and in front of Lee’s Garden.

Apr
29
Mon
Living History Days @ San Juan Bautista State Historic Park
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Step back to the early days of San Juan. Meet mountain men, Civil War soldiers, Victorian ladies, and more. Enjoy craft and cooking demonstrations. Enjoy an old-fashioned soda in the historic Plaza Hotel Saloon. See historic horse-drawn vehicles inside the Plaza Stables and Victorian furnishings in the Plaza Hotel and Zanetta family home.
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Pacific Grove Farmers Market @ Downtown Pacific Grove
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

The Pacific Grove Certified Farmers’ Markets’ new location is Central and Grand Ave right in front of Jewell Park, the Natural History Museum, and the Pacific Grove Library.

The Farmers’ Market is open every Monday 4pm – 7pm all year round. (We will be closed December 24th and 31st. Open all other holidays.)

Apr
30
Tue
USC Economic Development Summit 2019
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Join us for a full day of learning and networking in support of your small business growth and expansion! Free workshops in the areas of digital marketing, leadership, business development and much more. Our morning session will include active discussion with several business development experts. Breakfast and lunch is included. Parking is complimentary. Register today!

The Farmer’s Market at Old Monterey Marketplace @ Old Monterey
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Old Monterey Farmers Market, established in 1991, comprises of 3 ½ city blocks and runs year-round rain or shine. During the summer it’s the largest gathering of people in Monterey County, attracting more that 10,000 locals and tourists in one location. You can travel the world in just three blocks, finding arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, furniture, clothing, international food, organic produce, flowers, and pastries.

Old Monterey Marketplace Every Tuesday Winter: 4-7p Summer: 4-8p Rain or Shine Alvarado Street between Del Monte and Pearl

May
1
Wed
CEAC Annual Conference May 2019 -“Navigating Your Course @ Monterey Tides
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – May 3 @ 12:00 pm

CEAC Annual Conference May 2019 – “Navigating Your Course”

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Conference Registration: 3:00 pm -7:00 pm

Welcome Hospitality – “Meet the Crew – Bonfire on the Beach – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hosted by Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR)has graciously offered to host this pre-conference event.  Beverages and light snacks will be served in a private area on Wednesday evening.  Join your fellow employers and EAC/CEAC members for networking and comradery before the conference begins.

 Thursday, May 2, 2019

Conference Registration:   7:00 am – 9:30 am

Hot Breakfast and Exhibits:   7:00 am – 8:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks from John Bottari, CEAC President    8:00 am- 8:15 am

Keynote Presentation: – “Message in a Bottle: Avoid Unconscious Bias” –  James W. Potts, JD, CEO, Potts & Associates, LLC:       8:15 am – 9:15 am

James W. Potts is a 35 year HR professional, Juris Doctorate, expert witness, LA Talk readio host, author, former Master Teacher and Reserve Captain with the Sheriff’s Department. He fights on behalf of employers in front of the EEOC, DFEH, DLSE, DOL, EDD, and other agencies. Mr. Potts has a B.A. in history and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of West Los Angeles Law School. He is a certified mediator and expert witness specializing in employment law and workplace rights.

Workshop Sessions – A total of 6 workshop sessions will be offered and 1 all day EAC Coordinator workshop. Attendees may select 3 workshops of their choice. Please indicate the workshops you would like to attend on the registration form when purchasing your conference.  EAC Coordinators will attend an all day workshop.

SESSION 1:  9:30 am – 11:00 am – Choose One Workshop

  • Chart Your Way to Compliance: 1-9 Updates & E-Verify Rules & Regulations – John Ordunez,U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Calm Water Awaits: Understand the Intersection of Leave Laws: – Amber Solano, AALRR                             
  • For EDD Staff Only:    EAC Coordinator Workshop: – Rick Macias, EDD/CEAC State Coordinator

Break/Exhibits/Veterans Luncheon Registration                          11:00 am – 11:15 am

CEAC Veterans Employer of the Year Luncheon                   11:15 am – 12:45 pm

The California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) Veterans Employer of the Year Awards recognize employers who consistently demonstrate positive policies toward U.S. Veterans in hiring and promotion, as well as through employee retention efforts, ongoing training, and benefits.

Employer winners will be honored at the 2019 CEAC Conference during the CEAC Veterans Employer of the Year Awards ceremony.

Break/Exhibits 12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

SESSION 2: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Choose One Workshop

  • All Hands on Deck: Addressing Inequities in the Workplace – Paul Fleck, AALRR
  • Neptune’s Solution: Conflict Resolution  – Carol Marzouk, Leadership N Soul
  • For EDD Staff Only:  EAC Coordinator Workshop – Rick Macias, EDD/CEAC State Coordinator

Break/Exhibits 2:30 pm – 2:45pm

SESSION 3: 2:45 pm – 3:45pm – Choose One Workshop

  • Calling all Buccaneers: Common, but Sticky Workplace Scenarios with Real Life Solutions –   William M. Betley, AALRR
  • Get Out of the Doldrums: Set Sail Toward Successful HR Audits – James W. Potts, JD CEO. Potts & Associates
  • For EDD Staff Only:  EAC Coordinator Workshop, Rick Macias, EDD/CEAC State Coordinator

Break/Exhibits 3:45 pm – 4:00pm

Closing Session – Employment Law Update: Captain your Organization to Success: William M. Betley, AALRR                                                         4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

There have been several changes over the past year that you need to be aware of and understand. Hear about lessons learned from 2018 and employment compliance trends for 2019. Topics that will be highlighted include such topical trends as the compensation crisis, discrimination, new legislation and case law with practical applications to avoid potential penalties and employer liability in the coming year.

Break 5:00 pm 0- 6:00 pm

CEAC Awards and Recognition Program – 6:00pm (during Thursday dinner)

The CEAC will recognize those nominees who were selected to receive recognition for Distinguished Service, Outstanding EAC Chair, Outstanding EAC Coordinator, Outstanding EAC, and Outstanding Veterans Committee. All nominees have made California and their community a better place as a result of their leadership, dedication, and hard work.

Thursday will conclude with dinner and raffle

Friday, May 3, 2019

Hot Breakfast and Networking   8:00 am  –  9:00am

Regional Meeting Breakout Sessions   9:00 am – 10:00am

Break and Hotel Check out   10:00 am – 10:15am

CEAC Business Meeting 10:15 am – 12pm

The annual CEAC business meeting provides attendees with the opportunity to meet and interact with the CEAC Executive Board.

This session will be presented by the CEAC President and the Executive Board.

12:00 pm: 2019 Conference Adjourned

 SPONSORSHIPS

EACs or businesses may wish to participate in the CEAC Sponsorship Program and can make a donation to the CEAC at various sponsorship levels (see below) throughout the year. Sponsorships assist the CEAC financially and depending on the sponsorship level, EACs or businesses can receive up to four conference registrations for the annual conference.

May
2
Thu
Monterey Bay Economic Partnership 2019 Regional Economic Summit @ Monterey Conference Center
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Bringing its multi-sectoral network of members and partners together, the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership is hosting its 5th Annual Regional Economic Summit on May 2, 2019, at the newly renovated Monterey Conference Center. Join 400+ leaders from across the tri-county region and beyond as we learn about important economic trends and compelling ways to grow and “recession-proof” your organization. Keynote Speaker Bruce Katz: Brookings Institute scholar, senior adviser to global leaders, and author, Bruce Katz, will be sharing insights from his book, “The New Localism,” to help our region design, finance and deliver transformative initiatives that promote inclusive and sustainable growth.

May
4
Sat
MONTEREY FORUM 2019 – Translation, Interpretation, and Localization: Mitigating Risks in a Rapidly Changing World @ Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
May 4 @ 8:00 am – May 5 @ 7:00 pm

 

MONTEREY FORUM 2019 – Translation, Interpretation, and Localization: Mitigating Risks in a Rapidly Changing World
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM – Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM (PDT)
Monterey, CA

May
5
Sun
Marina Farmers’ Market @ Marina, CA
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Marina’s Farmers’ Market is every Sunday from 10am to 2pm at 215 Reservation Road in the Marina Village Shopping Center (near Grocery Outlet and in front of Lee’s Garden.

May
6
Mon
Living History Days @ San Juan Bautista State Historic Park
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Step back to the early days of San Juan. Meet mountain men, Civil War soldiers, Victorian ladies, and more. Enjoy craft and cooking demonstrations. Enjoy an old-fashioned soda in the historic Plaza Hotel Saloon. See historic horse-drawn vehicles inside the Plaza Stables and Victorian furnishings in the Plaza Hotel and Zanetta family home.
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Pacific Grove Farmers Market @ Downtown Pacific Grove
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

The Pacific Grove Certified Farmers’ Markets’ new location is Central and Grand Ave right in front of Jewell Park, the Natural History Museum, and the Pacific Grove Library.

The Farmers’ Market is open every Monday 4pm – 7pm all year round. (We will be closed December 24th and 31st. Open all other holidays.)

May
7
Tue
The Farmer’s Market at Old Monterey Marketplace @ Old Monterey
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Old Monterey Farmers Market, established in 1991, comprises of 3 ½ city blocks and runs year-round rain or shine. During the summer it’s the largest gathering of people in Monterey County, attracting more that 10,000 locals and tourists in one location. You can travel the world in just three blocks, finding arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, furniture, clothing, international food, organic produce, flowers, and pastries.

Old Monterey Marketplace Every Tuesday Winter: 4-7p Summer: 4-8p Rain or Shine Alvarado Street between Del Monte and Pearl

May
8
Wed
Twilight Cycling Ride at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca
May 8 all-day

What cyclist wouldn’t enjoy the thrill of a challenging 300-foot climb followed by an awe-inspiring descent? How about the fact that they can do this on a world-renowned race track?

Monthly twilight rides allow cyclists of all ages to experience the excitement of pedaling WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca’s 11-turn, 2.238-mile course. The ride is highlighted by the legendary Corkscrew that drops an equivalent of 5 1/2 stories. Rides run from 5:30-7:30 p.m (5-7 p.m. from November through March). and are open to all levels of cyclists. Helmets are required and the cost is only $10 per rider.

Each month is hosted by a different local bicycle club, organization or business, some holding competitions such as time trials or criterium races and many with off-track activities such as barbecue dinners, costume contests and giveaways.

May
11
Sat
10th Annual MARINE Colloquium @ Moss Landing Marine Labs
May 11 @ 9:30 am

 

 

Registration Deadline to attend: Monday, May 6

10th Annual Oceans Colloquium: “#OceanOptimism”

Ocean-interested students and early career professionals: Please join us for a day of sharing ideas, learning new skills, and being inspired by local leaders in the marine science, policy, outreach, and management spaces!

Monterey Area Research Institutions’ Network for Education (MARINE)’s 10th Annual Oceans Colloquium focuses on sharing ocean work across multiple perspectives, interests, and disciplines. Join us for a day focused on #OceanOptimism and a diverse set of activities, including:
* Keynote speakers
* Student talks
* Interactive breakout sessions
* Happy hour

Website with more information

Submit an abstract for one of two different formats (standard, lightning). Talks can discuss your current research, projects, outreach, or recent professional experiences. We eagerly support talks which use non-traditional means of public speaking and encourage participants to present their work in engaging formats.

Deadline: Friday, April 24

A sneak preview of the day’s schedule below (more updates to come!):

9:30 – 10:00 — Registration, coffee/snacks

10:00 – 10:30 — Introduction & update from MARINE grant awardees

10:30 – 11:30 — Student talks

11:30 – 12:30 — Lunch

12:30 – 14:45 — Interactive/Breakout sessions

14:45 – 15:45 — Keynote speaker

15:45- 16:30 — Happy hour ($1 drinks!)

Carmel Art Walk @ Carmel-by-the-Sea
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Visit ARTIST-OWNED galleries and studios and meet the local artists who carry on the Carmel art colony legacy – support the arts and help preserve Carmel’s artistic heritage!

This event is FREE and open to all ages. Pick up a map at any of the participating galleries and be sure to follow the blue lanterns during the walk (each participating gallery will have one displayed). View our online map at www.CarmelArtWalk.com.

May
12
Sun
Marina Farmers’ Market @ Marina, CA
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Marina’s Farmers’ Market is every Sunday from 10am to 2pm at 215 Reservation Road in the Marina Village Shopping Center (near Grocery Outlet and in front of Lee’s Garden.

May
13
Mon
Living History Days @ San Juan Bautista State Historic Park
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Step back to the early days of San Juan. Meet mountain men, Civil War soldiers, Victorian ladies, and more. Enjoy craft and cooking demonstrations. Enjoy an old-fashioned soda in the historic Plaza Hotel Saloon. See historic horse-drawn vehicles inside the Plaza Stables and Victorian furnishings in the Plaza Hotel and Zanetta family home.
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